JMU women’s basketball adds Candice Williams to 2014 class
JMU women’s basketball signed point guard Candice Williams to a National Letter of Intent, head coach Kenny Brooks announced today.
Williams is three-star recruit from Alpharetta, Georgia, where she attends St. Francis High School. She led the Lady Knights to the Class A private school state basketball championship in 2013 and the Region 6A title in 2014, finishing 25-4 in her final season. According to ESPN, she is ranked 64th among point guards nationally.
During her senior campaign, Williams averaged 13.6 points per game with 2.2 assists per game and 2. 5 steals per game. A captain in 2013-14, she was named to Class A All-State First Team by the Georgia Sportswriters Association.
Williams played AAU basketball with the Essence Girls Basketball program, the same travel team that fielded sophomores Destiny Jones (Miramar, Fla./Archbishop McCarthy) and Precious Hall (Tallahassee, Fla./Maclay School). She also lettered in volleyball at St. Francis.
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